This conversation between historian Ruth Scurr and literary critic Alexandra Harris will discuss Scurr’s recent biography, Napoleon: A Life in Gardens and Shadows, and approaches to writing the lives of 'Great Men'.
Dr Ruth Scurr is a writer and historian. She is a Lecturer and Fellow at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University.
Professor Alexandra Harris is a literary critic and cultural historian. She is a Professorial Fellow at Birmingham University.
The OCLW Weinrebe Lectures are an annual series named in memory of Harry Weinrebe, a philanthropist and the founder of the Dorset Foundation.
This event will take place in the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium (LWA) (accessibility information).
Wolfson College currently operates a mandatory indoor face coverings and one-metre social distancing policy, and we can therefore offer 75 spaces are in the LWA.